INDIA & PAKISTAN

Cong says stopping Yatra was “unprecedented;” warns against ‘misadventure’ in Kashmir

Cong says stopping Yatra was “unprecedented;” warns against ‘misadventure’ in Kashmir

New Delhi: Terming it as ‘unprecedented’ and ‘worrisome’ that the Home Ministry asked the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to curtail their stay and go back, the Congress on Saturday said that the BJP government is creating the image that outsiders are not safe in Jammu and Kashmir, while the locals are fully lined with […]

Bomb blast kills 2 soldiers in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

Bomb blast kills 2 soldiers in Pakistan’s Balochistan province

Islamabad: A bomb blast hit a security forces convoy in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province, leaving two soldiers dead and another injured on Friday night, local media reported. The blast hit a vehicle of security forces during routine patrolling near Malizai area of Pishin, a district in Balochistan, Xinhua said in a report. Three soldiers onboard […]

Seven Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Seven Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said. The exchange of fire occurred around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area, when a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Deputy Inspector […]

India asks Pakistan for ‘unimpeded’ consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

India asks Pakistan for ‘unimpeded’ consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

New Delhi: India has asked Pakistan to provide “unimpeded” consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in an environment free from the “fear of intimidation” and reprisal, in sync with the ruling by the International Court of Justice in his case, official sources said on Friday. Earlier this week, Pakistan sent India a proposal offering consular access to […]

Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner and condemned the alleged “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian troops across the Line of Control which resulted in the death of a man. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, who is also the foreign ministry spokesman, summoned Gaurav Ahluwalia and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire […]

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